Ask the expert: Who does OSHA fine for not using safety needles, the worker or employer?

OSHA Healthcare Connection, January 3, 2012

Q: If an employee refuses to use available safety devices, such as safety needles and sharps, who would pay the fine if an OSHA inspector cites such a situation? The employee or the employer?

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